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Murphy3
05-16-2001, 02:24 PM
Personally, i liked "It"
"silver bullet"
anything else?

Mavinator
05-16-2001, 06:43 PM
Evil Dead, baby.

madape
05-16-2001, 06:55 PM
Clueless

MFFL
05-16-2001, 07:07 PM
LOL madape.

The scariest movie I ever saw was the original Halloween.

djb
05-16-2001, 07:13 PM
The only movies that ever scared me were the old school gory 80's flicks like Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Friday the 13th. Of course this was back when I was a kid..hell the boxes in the video stores that had Freddy Kruegger on the cover scared me shitless! Now those movies are just funny to watch, but back then..

Also, I watched the re-released version of The Exorcist in the theater a few months ago and wasn't scared at all..why do people think that movie is so damn scary? I guess if you're deeply religious, maybe the realistic nature of the movie is what's disturbing.

Murphy3
05-19-2001, 09:12 AM
the first time i watched the exorcist was the day before i turned 5,
that's the only movie i can ever remember being truthfully scared by.

MFFL
05-19-2001, 09:19 AM
I think a lot of old movies are not scary anymore because society has become used to violence. What was a horrible act of violence 30 years ago barely rates on our consciousness now. Plus filmmaking techniques are better so the scary moment is now more vivid.

Murphy3
05-23-2001, 12:17 PM
i know i'll get ridiculed for this one, but i liked Blair Witch Project. That and sixth sense

Big Boy Laroux
05-23-2001, 12:32 PM
blair witch I was good because it was original. really something that hadn't been done before. it really wasn't that scary, though... i heard blair witch II was awful.

sixth sense was an awesome movie. take away the ending, and its just a good movie. but that ending made it awesome.

Murphy3
05-23-2001, 03:27 PM
Blair witch wasn't scary in itself, but it did create a scary atmosphere.
i know that after the movie, walking out to my car, i was a bit paranoid. And living out in the country surrounded by trees, i was very paranoid the first night.

sixth sense, sweet movie all the way around. haley joel osmond is a great actor. bruce willis definitely proved he could play a role other than the hero.

MavsFanFinley
05-23-2001, 06:50 PM
Im with DJ, those Halloween, Friday the 13ths and Nightmare on Elmstreets kept me up nights when I was a kid.

What Lies Beneath made me jump out of my seat more than a few times but it wasn't your traditional scary movie.